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1. Strophioblachia fimbricalyx Boerlage, Handl. Fl. Ned. Ind. 3(1): 236. 284. 1900.

宿萼木 su e mu

Shrubs 2-4 m tall; young branches gray-white and sparsely pubescent, glabrous and lenticellate at maturity. Petiole 1-5 cm, pilose to glabrous; leaf blade ovate-lanceolate, ovate, or obovate- lanceolate, 7-14 × 2.5-5 cm, membranous, glabrous on both surfaces, base broadly cuneate to rounded, margin entire, apex acuminate or caudate-acuminate, rarely acute; lateral veins 6-8. Inflorescence terminal. Male flowers: sepals ovate, ca. 3 mm; petals obovate, nearly as long as sepals; disk glands broad and flat; stamens 15-30, longer than petals. Female flowers: sepals ovate, slightly unequal, 8-10 mm, accrescent 1-2 cm, margins with dense or sparse 2-5 mm glandular hairs; petals absent; disk annular; ovary 3-locular; styles 3, bipartite. Capsules ovoid-globose, slightly depressed, 8-10 mm in diam., with 3 longi tudinal grooves, glabrous, red-brown. Seeds ca. 6 mm. Fl. (Mar-)May-Oct, fr. (Jun-)Jul-Dec.

Dense forests or thickets; 200-400 m. SW Guangxi, Hainan, S Yunnan [Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam].

1 Fruiting sepals 1.5-2 cm, margins with dense 4-5 mm long glandular hairs.   1a var. fimbricalyx
+ Fruiting sepals 1-1.5 cm, margins with sparse 2-2.5 mm long glandular hairs.   1b var. efimbriata

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